I am now able to let you know that Archbishop John Wilson has accepted my petition to be ordained as a priest. The ordination is scheduled for St George’s Cathedral, Southwark, on Saturday 15th July at 12.30pm and will be followed by the traditional blessings and a buffet lunch in Amigo Hall.
Missio is the Pope’s charity for World Mission. We ignite God’s love by helping local missionaries to work alongside global communities who are poor or in need, regardless of their background or belief.
Brian was born in Bina, India on 22nd March 1944, the second child to Charlotte and Clarence Hellein. The family lived in the Railway community where life was idyllic, with lots of friends, socialising and of course sunny weather and servants galore. Continue reading “Tribute to Brian Hellein”
The Assumption of Our Lady as a dogma of faith was formally defined by Pope Pius XII with the Apostolic Constitution, Munificentissimus Deus on 1 November 1950. The essential passage was:
We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma: that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever-Virgin Mary, was assumed body and soul to heavenly glory.
Our amazing Mum, who was also a sister, aunt, grandma, great grandma and to so many, a friend, who knew her simply as, Ludi. Continue reading “Tribute to Ludovina DeMello”